Project Examples

More than 1,000 projects successfully completed!

Below are just a handful of recent projects.

 

Compact and Efficient Fluid Power Competition: Additive manufactured excavator cab

excavator cab

 

Design of a Solar Powered Lemur Heating and Cooling System (for Johnson Controls and the Lemur Conservation Foundation)

lemurs

 

Design of an ICU Bed Head Angle Measurement System (for Carle Foundation Hospital and Shell Oil Company)

ICU bed

 

Design for optimized heat flow across a bolted/gasketed interface (for Boeing)

Boeing project

 

Surgical pad control box design (for Innoventor)

Innoventor project

 

Bike helmet design (for Caveat Emptor)

Helmet design

 

Industrial burner redesign for reduced weight (for Eclipse)

Eclipse project

 

Bridge impactor design for fault detection (for Civil Engineering)

Bridge design

 

Cold aisle containment design to save cooling cost (for NSCA)

NCSA cold aisle containment

 

Design of an affordable human-powered water pump for Cambodia that utilizes local materials and manufacturing techniques (humanitarian project, sponsored by Shell)

Cambodia water pump

 

Shell Eco-Marathon Americas Competition

Eco-marathon

 

NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

Chainless Challenge

 

Design of a waterside economizer predicted to save over $2M/year in cooling costs (for NCSA Blue Waters supercomputer)

Blue Waters

 

SpaceX Hyperloop

SpaceX Hyperloop